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Senegal - Disaster Statistics

Data related to human and economic losses from disasters that have occurred between 1980 and 2010.

Natural Disasters from 1980 - 2010


Overview

No of events: 34
No of people killed: 1,445
Average killed per year: 47
No of people affected: 2,589,267
Average affected per year: 83,525
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 42,385
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 1,367


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.06
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 0.29
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.48
Insect infestation: 0.16
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.10
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1982 1,200,000
Flood 1998 300,000
Drought 2002 284,000
Flood 2009 264,000
Flood 2002 179,000
Storm 1999 95,853
Flood 2010 80,391
Flood 2005 50,000
Flood 2008 23,600
Epidemic 2005 23,022

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Epidemic 1998 372
Epidemic 2005 303
Epidemic 1985 300
Epidemic 1995 188
Storm 1999 165
Flood 2002 28
Storm 1999 22
Epidemic 2007 16
Epidemic 2002 11
Flood 2003 8

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 2002 40,979
Flood 1983 1,406
Drought 1982 0
Epidemic 1984 0
Flood 1985 0
Epidemic 1985 0
Insect infestation 1986 0
Insect infestation 1987 0
Insect infestation 1988 0
Insect infestation 1988 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 133.67
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 3.53
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 63.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 742,000.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 3,969.89
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 64,845.67
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 32,284.33
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 2,825.67
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: ...


Statistics By Disasters Type


Percentage of reported people killed by disaster type

Percentage of reported people affected by disaster type




Estimated economic damages reported by disaster type (US$ X 1,000)

*: Including tsunami


More information and data on: www.emdat.be/

Source of data: "EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Bel."
Data version: v11.08

Data displayed does not imply national endorsement